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The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency has confirmed that it has taken regulatory action against a small number of companies for infringements relating to compliance with the Falsified Medicines Directive.
More than half of recommendations from pharmacists advising changes to prescriptions were not actioned by GPs in the practice, a study has found.
Receiving statin treatment for five years or more is associated with a 21% reduced risk of primary glaucoma, research has shown.
Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease have a lower risk of kidney failure and cardiovascular events if they are treated with canagliflozin, research has confirmed.
Patients who underwent knee replacement who used an app to monitor their analgesic use had better pain control and took fewer opioids post surgery, study results show.
Concerns raised over non-medical alprazolam useSubscription
The benzodiazepine alprazolam is being obtained for non-medical use in the UK, particularly among young people, a survey has found.
Certain individuals at high risk of developing type 1 diabetes mellitis can delay progression to clinical disease by two years or more with a two-week course of teplizumab, according to a phase II study Source: Shutterstock.com
Vitamin D supplementation is not associated with a reduced risk of major cardiovascular events, a meta-analysis suggests.
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